Canyon Lake is a medium-sized town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 31,124 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Canyon Lake is the 108th largest community in Texas.
Canyon Lake real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Canyon Lake house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Also of interest is that Canyon Lake has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 15.05% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Canyon Lake is worth considering.
In Canyon Lake, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.43 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Canyon Lake is a decent-sized town, yet no one gets to work using public transit, because the town has no real transit system.
In terms of college education, Canyon Lake is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.65% of adults in Canyon Lake have a college degree.
The per capita income in Canyon Lake in 2018 was $40,382, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $161,528 for a family of four. However, Canyon Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Canyon Lake is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Canyon Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Canyon Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Canyon Lake also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.68% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Canyon Lake include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Canyon Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.